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Published:August 29th, 2006 05:21 EST
Judyth Piazza Gets Up Close and Personal with Kenny Miller, Actor

Judyth Piazza Gets Up Close and Personal with Kenny Miller, Actor

By Judyth Piazza CEO (Editor)

Radio Talk Show Host Judyth Piazza Gets Up Close and Personal with Kenny Miller, Actor on the American Perspective Radio Program

Born on October 15, 1931 in Springfield, Ohio, Kenny Miller, the son of a minister, broke quietly into show biz behind the backs of his parents, and relocated to California after the death of his father. Early in his career Kenny played a singer and dancer in many teen rock `n roll films. Better movies followed including the one he is proudest of, Cecil B. DeMille`s production of The Buccaneer directed by Anthony Quinn.

Kenny Miller`s busy schedule has included appearances on the television show American Bandstand and various variety shows. He also made numerous guest appearances on a many television shows. Kenny`s role of Wallace Warden on the ABC series B. L. Stryker won him the Crystal Reel Award for Best Supporting Actor.

In the sixties, Kenny began touring the country as one of the foremost experts of the twist. His personality and charisma before live audiences led to forming a successful singing nightclub act, which he preformed throughout the United States, Europe, North Africa and the Far East.

Kenny Miller performed on the stage before and during his early film career and has returned to it again. His appearance at the Burt Reynold`s Dinner Theater with Charles Nelson Reilly and Darryl Hickman in The Odd Couple was filmed for Showtime television.

Kenny has written his autobiography, which he collaborated with Donald Vaughan. The first edition, which is now out of print, was titled Kenny Miller: Surviving Teenage Werewolves, Puppet People and Hollywood. A new updated and expanded version titled Hollywood Inside & Out: The Kenny Miller Story is now available. In the books, Kenny talks about his adventures in film, nightclubs, theater, radio and television and the many enduring friendships that made it all worthwhile.

Kenny is now living in Florida.

  Shooting begins in September for the feature length suspense thriller Blue starring Kenny Miller.
Shooting has been delayed until November after hurricane season.
Shooting is scheduled to begin after the first of the year.
Hurricane Wilma wiped out the fish camp and other sites that were to be used. Currently looking for new locations and will build some of the sets on a sound stage. Hopefully shooting can begin by late February.
Due to the typical difficulties involved in filming, the movie is again on temporary hold.
Check back for updates.

- Credits -

Sometimes Credited As:
Ken Miller

Acting Credits

Movies

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It Came from Trafalgar [2005]
The Night Daniel Died (
Blood Stalkers ) [1978] as Daniel
Little Laura and Big John [1973] as Hanford Mobley
Custer of the West [1967]
Rediscovering a Rebel [1966TV] as Himself
Surf Party [1964] as Mike
The Nun and the Sergeant [1962] as Donnie
The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come [1961] as Reuben
This Rebel Breed (Three Shades of Love) [1960] as Jason
Battle Flame [1959] as Orlando
Attack of the Puppet People [1958] as Stan
Rally `Round the Flag, Boys! [1958] as Pvt. Johnson
The Buccaneer [1958] as Kentucky
Going Steady [1958] as Bobby
Touch of Evil [1958] as Gringo
Dino [1957] as Danny
Rockabilly Baby [1957] as Joe
I Was a Teenage Werewolf [1957] as Vic
The Young Guns [1956] as Biff
The Search for Bridey Murphy [1956] as Duncan Murphy
Running Wild [1955] as Joe
The Human Jungle [1954] as Ric

TV Roles

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Flash Gordon as Tough Luck Hogan

TV Guest Appearances

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B.L. Stryker (Night Train) [1990] as Wallace Wardell
B.L. Stryker (Blues For Buder) [1989]
Guilty or Innocent [1984]
The Rat Patrol [1966] as Jon Schmidt
Father Knows Best [1956] as Clyde
The Cisco Kid (School Marm) [1956] as Jay Jones
Dragnet (The Big Limp) [1956]
Dragnet [1955] as Bobby Prescott
The Halls of Ivy [1954] as Barry
Public Defender (Fire Bell) [1954] as Hot Dog Man

Theatre

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum as Hysterium
Tribute as Scottie Templeton
Finian`s Rainbow as Og
Room Service as Leo
Light Up the Sky
Good News as Bobby Randall
Promises, Promises as Mr. Dobitch
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying as J. Pierpont Finch
The Odd Couple as Roy
Man of LaMancha as Sancho

Other Credits

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Take Me Home Again (Burt Reynold`s Special)
Steve Allen Show
Jimmie Rodgers Show
Dick Clark`s American Bandstand in Hollywood Special
Dick Clark`s 1st Hollywood Celebrity Party
Record - You Are Love to Me
Record - Spring Vacation
Record - You`d Better Believe It
Record - The Young Guns of Texas
Record - Surf Party
Record - Restless
Book - Kenny Miller: Surviving Teenage Werewolves, Puppet People and Hollywood (with Donald Vaughan)
Book - Hollywood Inside & Out: The Kenny Miller Story (with Donald Vaughan)